Chemistry: The Molecular Science (5th Edition)

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285199049
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-904-7

Chapter 1 - The Nature of Chemistry - Conceptual Exercise 1.8 - Kinetic-Molecular Theory: a

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The sun's energy is transferred to the ice cube, causing particles to move faster. Eventually, the ice cube gains enough kinetic energy to overcome intermolecular forces, causing it to melt. Eventually, the ice cube gains enough energy from the sun to completely overcome intermolecular forces, causing it to evaporate.
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